Jan 16, 2013 11:30pm PST
. amber lee is live, after talking with campaign volunteers who managed to get a ticket to the sear moan. amber? >> julie, tonight, we met two women who campaigned for president obama. they're now preparing to attend his inauguration. >> it's my first time, i am so excited. >> reporter: she picked up her ticket to the inauguration today, after being among the winners of a lottery from congressman joe miller's office. the 70-year-old had her nails done this afternoon. >> look. i'm so excited. >> reporter: she showed off her pride in the president. >> we worked so hard, then to have him be reelected, i can't stop grinning. >> reporter: brown is prepared for the winter chill of washington, d.c., and is packing the proper clothes for the festivities. her focus is on how the president will shape the future. >> i feel like there's a chance that my grandchildren will grow up in a country similar to the one that i grew up in. >> reporter: pamela maid mcdonald of oakland is scrambling to find affordable airfare so she can fly out. >> this time, it's less of a euphoric experience. now, i think we'
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >>> this monday barack obama will be sworn in for a second term. nbc bay area's joe rosato jr. talked to one man who has been there many times before. >> it was 1968 and we have to go protest nixon. >> reporter: production to the pomp and circumstance of the presidential inauguration. wasn't exactly well planned. >> on the way to washington i'm sitting between two guys with helmets and gas masks. and going i don't know if i really want to be with these guys. >> reporter: once he arrived in washington for the swearing in of president richard nixon, he soon discovered celebrations everywhere he looked. it was kind of cool. >> reporter: since then the san francisco press agent has attended nearly every presidential swearing in. >> the chamber door opens. >> reporter: he took his mom to president carter's. >> the president came through and so that was -- that was very memorable to take your mom to an inaugural ball. >> and will to the best of my ability -- >> reporter: and ronald reagan. >> when reagan had his inaugural i went because i had connections and went to a number of the parties and had a v
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
in president obama's second inaugural. i know something she would like you to get involved in. she'll talk to us about that and she'll also talk to us about her mom's health and some other things when she joins us. >>> did you notice mark wahlberg had an interesting date? >> date? i don't know that you want to call it a date. >> i'm just trying to do the tease here. >> somebody on the red carpet. >> he is here now. we'll talk to him about that. also he has a new project we want to talk to him about, russell crowe movie. >>> hoda kotb is up early this morning. >> love hoda. love her. >> yeah. >>> we're standing in front of our weather wall. it's filling in. soon we hope to be able to reveal the title of dan brown's new thriller. if you keep it coming, we'll fill it up and give you that title. use the #danbrown today to fill the screen. by the way, how big is the release of a dan brown thriller? he is ranked, his books, as the most read books in the world, up there with books like the bible. >> the bible? wow! >> every tweet is a dot on that board. some people are starting to talk about flor